on stage | Talks at Google: Amy Kurzweil shares her book Flying Couch

Dialogue with father Ray Kurzweil at Google on story-telling in a digital world.
March 1, 2017

video | Google
Interview w. Ray and daughter Amy Kurzweil, author of the book Flying Couch: a graphic memoir.

summary from Google | Ray Kurzweil — best selling author and a director of engineering at Google — in conversation with his daughter Amy Kurzweil. She is a New Yorker magazine cartoonist and author of award winning book Flying Couch: a graphic memoir.

Ray and Amy Kurzweil discuss their creative work, inspirations and collaborations — while thinking about the future of story-telling, the arts + technology.


book awards | Amy Kurzweil’s graphic novel featured
Special recognition for Flying Couch: a graphic memoir, listed in these top picks.

1.  link | New York Times • The 2016 Season’s Best New Graphic Novels
2.  link | New York Times • 10 New Books We Recommend This Week
3.  link | Kirkus Reviews • The Best Memoirs of 2016
4.  link | Junior Library Guild • Fall 2016 Selection
5.  link | Young Adult Library Services Association • 2017’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens


on the web | book by Amy Kurzweil
See details on her graphic novel Flying Couch & where to get it.

Amy Kurzweil | Flying Couch: a graphic memoir — book details & video trailer
Amy Kurzweil | Flying Couch: a graphic memoir — book tour

Amazon | Flying Couch: a graphic memoir — by Amy Kurzweil
Catapult Books | Flying Couch: a graphic memoir — by Amy Kurzweil
Indie Bound | Flying Couch: a graphic memoir — by Amy Kurzweil

Kirkus Reviews | Flying Couch: a graphic memoir – book review
The New York Times | Flying Couch a graphic memoir — book review


book tour | events from author Amy Kurzweil
Calendar for Flying Couch: a graphic memoir.

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video | Google 
About the influential series Talks at Google.

summary from Google | The world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers and doers all in one place. Talks at Google is where great minds meet.

on the web
Talks at Google | main
Talks at Google | YouTube channel


video collection | Ray Kurzweil at Google events
Set of talks and interviews at Google’s live conferences & series.


video set  —  Talks at Google series • talks by Ray Kurzweil
1. video | Talks at Google:  How to create a mind • 2012 — talk
2. video | Talks at Google:  The web within us, when minds & machines become one • 2009 — talk

video set  —  Google Zeitgeist event • talks by Ray Kurzweil
1. video | Google Zeitgeist:  Spirit of our time • 2011 — talk
2. video | Google Zeitgeist:  Spirit of our time • 2011 — interview with Bill O’Reilly
3. video | Google Zeitgeist:  When humans transcend biology • 2005 — talk

video set  —  Google I/O event • talks by Ray Kurzweil
1. video | Google I/O:  Biologically inspired models of intelligence • 2014 — talk